Post Mortem

A photographic account of heavy music in Portland, Maine

PHOTOS: Death defiance at Noshbow

We’re beginning to suspect the awesomeness of Portland will have a deleterious effect on the average lifespan of cool kids. Here’s evidence from the 2nd annual Noshbow, a seven-hour block … Continue reading

June 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

PHOTOS: DirigimusFest 3 raises hell, $1,300 for charity

At this point, you might accuse us of being cheerleaders for Sylvia and Eastern Spell. If so, gimme an F. Those bands are fucking terrific and we’re unapologetic. (Too bad … Continue reading

June 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

DirigimusFest 3: Bigger, faster, more

DirigimusFest 3 is a sequel in name only. Beginning at 1 p.m. tomorrow at Bayside Bowl, two stages will host a rapid succession of nearly 30 bands, many of whom are … Continue reading

June 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Update: New drummer for Holyfilth, band on 2-month hiatus

Holyfilth, the best thing to come out of Bangor since buttery flaky crust, gave us a scare this morning when the band hinted at a breakup on its Facebook page. … Continue reading

June 25, 2014 · 1 Comment

Doomsday Tuesday tonight, plus info on 7-inch split

Tuesday, the most generic of all days, gets an upgrade tonight at 8 p.m. when four doom bands descend on St. John Street for a house party. Tonight’s roster is a mix … Continue reading

June 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

PHOTOS: Savage Sun Solstice Show

After subsisting for several months on $2 barley pops downtown, we were unprepared for the high-quality shit. Last night’s sojourn to Bunker Brewing Co. left us a shambling, stammering mess. … Continue reading

June 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Feral to break off the chain in tonight’s debut

Whether you’re an optimist or pessimist, the summer solstice gives you something to celebrate. For some, it’s a gateway to the glory of a Maine summer. For others, it marks the start … Continue reading

June 20, 2014 · 2 Comments

PHOTOS: Thrashday the 13th

We survived another night of things we shouldn’t have. In celebration, here’s a postmortem on Thrashday the 13th. Last night’s transcendence was brought to you by Swarmlord, Hatred Alive and Holyfilth — a fucking … Continue reading

June 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Friday the 13th + a full moon = …

If you’ve ever wondered what would happen when a full moon coincides with Friday the 13th, just wait a few hours, because the era of hockey mask-wearing man-wolves is nigh upon … Continue reading

June 12, 2014 · Leave a comment


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